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Episode 34: Getting Your Resources for Next Year with Chris Jeub

If you are preparing for next year (and you should be!), allow Chris Jeub to walk you through how to save the most money and get your resources to maximize your preparation. Getting Your Resources for Next Year Download the MP3 NOTES: For most of us in speech and debate, we are getting ready for […]

Prescripting arguments is a most necessary strategy to champion debating.

#033: Prescripting Arguments with Matthew Erickson

Stoa’s 2012 National Champion Matthew Erickson shares a personal strategy that helped him prepare to win NITOC: prescripting. Prescripting Arguments with Matthew Erickson Download the MP3 Prescripting is a habit that every debater should practice. You can prescript common arguments to your case, and Matthew shows you how. 90% of the arguments against your case will […]

Shane Baumgardner at Training Minds Camp.

Episode 32: Focus on Nationals with Shane Baumgardner

A most excellent speech given at the 2011 Nationals Intensive Training Camp from one of the NCFCA and Stoa legends, Shane Baumgardner. Focus on Nationals with Shane Baumgardner Download the MP3 NOTES: Standard for excellence: the Apostle Paul. Your level success directly reflects YOU and your calling by God. Five Keys to Excellence at NITOC/NCFCA […]

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Episode 31: Nonverbal Communication with Cody Herche

Nonverbal communication is often the deciding factor in speech and debate rounds. National champion Cody Herche shares his keys to mastering the nonverbal communication techniques for success.   Nonverbal Communication with Cody Herche Download the MP3 NOTES: What is nonverbal communication? 5 queues of nonverbal communication: Repetition Contradiction Substitution Complementing Accenting Body movements & posture Jesters […]

Greg Rehmke joined us in Monument, Colorado, in 2011 to share these thoughts on economic thinking.

Episode 30: Economic Concepts in Limited Prep Part 2 with Greg Rehmke

This week’s podcast is Part 2 of Greg Rehmke, a free market analyst and educator. His insights into economics is incredibly useful for all sorts of speeches, especially debate and limited prep. Economic Concepts Part 2 with Greg Rehmke Download the MP3 NOTES: FDA solution vs. LU solution Top-down solution vs. free market solutions FedEx solution […]

Greg Rehmke travels the country to train students on the value of free market economics.

Episode 29: Economic Concepts in Limited Prep Part 1 with Greg Rehmke

This week’s podcast is Part 1 of Greg Rehmke, a free market analyst and educator. His insights into economics is incredibly useful for all sorts of speeches, especially debate and limited prep. Economic Concepts Part 1 with Greg Rehmke Download the MP3 NOTES: Economics is very broad, but all economists agree on some assumptions. Basic economics […]

Travis Herche leading the Red Book lecture at Training Minds Camp.

Episode 28: Believable Blocking with Travis Herche

Blocking is the “choreography of actions and movements in a scene” (from Keys to Interp) by Travis Herche. Episode 28 goes into detail of the three “walls” interpers need to consider in blocking. Travis Herche on Believable Blocking Download the MP3 Notes: This audio follows a live demonstration of Kacey and Karlyn Leander’s award winning speech from 2012 NITOC. […]

Chris Jeub administers debate events and edits debate publications.

Episode 27: Telling the Truth in Debate with Chris Jeub

Telling the truth in debate is incredibly important, probably more important than any other responsibility. This is why we keep returning to it. Host Chris Jeub has a monologue story to share before hearing from Vance Trefrethen on the importance of ethical debating. Chris Jeub & Vance Trefethen Download the MP3 NOTES: Today’s podcast is […]

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